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Old 12-12-2013, 01:02 PM   #1
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what kind of solid door should I buy?


30" by 80" door on the back side of my garage. This is original door from 1965 and lately several doors in my neighborhood have been kicked in by burglars. I know I probably need a solid wood door but is there a specific type of solid wood door someone would recommend.
I will also have to make sure the dead bolt cant be kicked opened with it locked. I would think there are hinges and longer screws that come highly recommended.
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Old 12-12-2013, 02:17 PM   #2
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Why would you want a wooden door?
That's the easiest one to kick in.

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If you want burglar protection then
1. Metal door.
2. no window.
3. bars on any other windows in garage.
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Metal door with full lock and hinge support, multi point lock, and/or a security storm door.
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I am not sure what type of steel door I need for my house. Will a Home Depot or Lowes sell a metal door with the choices of full lock and hinge support, multi point lock, and/or a security storm door do the trick or do I need something more expensive.
I understand that you get what you pay for. I just dont know what to buy. I want something that looks residential versus industrial but I just dont know if Home Depot/Lowes carries what I need. If I need to step up to a different level of steel door I would appreciate suggestions. Thanks
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Here's the deal.
It does not matter what door you buy, if they want to get in there coming in.
A simple cheap steel door that's double bored will work fine.

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